Kaidee is seeking a Platform Director (Cloud, DevOps and Infrastructure) who will lead a team of dedicated Infrastructure professionals in operating our current technology infrastructure, develop the roadmap for advancing both our infrastructure technology and approach, and deliver a secure, stable, and cost effective environment for operating our platform, and corporate technology. This position will be reporting directly to the Chief Technology Officer (CTO).The job is also responsible for; managing a group of technical IT Infrastructure personnel; developing and establishing IT infrastructure standards and procedures; assigns work to the operations staff; and the analysis/design/deployment/operations of IT software and hardware systems supporting the business.Kaidee is one of the largest online services in Thailand. We are committed to continue investment in people & tools in order to produce high-quality engineering and retain our leadership position. We have an agile development environment, work with cutting-edge technologies at scale and offer a creative working space for the team to think, design and develop.Kaidee were recently announced as one of the top 3 digital companies to work for in Thailand.
Lead, mentor, and develop technology professionals to deliver innovative, reliable, and stable infrastructure.
Provide thought leadership and strategic direction for Infrastructure including data center, cloud, and networking.
Provides oversight for the design and development of Infrastructure platforms that fulfill the needs of the business.
Protect and secure our infrastructure environment evangelizing and implementing industry best practices.
Encourage team to adopt automation to increase team productivity and improve platform reliability.
Capacity planning for compute, storage, and networking in both our data center and cloud environments.
Build strong vendor relationships to deliver strategic business value, reliable platforms, and desirable financial results.
Assist in managing operating budgets for data center, cloud, and networking with an eye to efficiency and operating margins.
Oversee the purchasing, contracting, and renewal of infrastructure hardware, software, and services.
Develop high availability and business continuity plans to ensure availability of critical infrastructure during emergency situations.
Responsible for the infrastructure and architecture design required to support internal IT systems to fulfill the needs of the business.
Must be able to direct, train, lead and mentor IT Operations team to successfully meet all needs of the business.
Oversee the portfolio of infrastructure assets and services from purchase or adoption through retirement.
Foster and grow a DevOps culture within the organisation.
Manage, optimize and design a modern, robust cloud infrastructure.
Provide self-service platform tools to enhance software engineering productivity.
Minimum 8 years of progressive experience managing infrastructure and networking with public clouds and data centers for high traffic online platforms.
Proven experience in IT infrastructure strategic planning and development, project management, and policy development.
Good understanding and technical knowledge of current hardware, network, telecom, and operating systems including relevant protocol, standards, and best practices.
Proven operation of multi-region Public Cloud environments including Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) on either AWS or GCP.
Experience with HA (high availability), BCP (business continuity processes), and DR (disaster recovery) planning and solutions.
Ability to develop and manage capital and expense budgets.
Strong ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and make sound decisions in emergency situations.